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Lech L’cha (Genesis 12:1 – 17:27)

Yes, we’re back.  Yes, we had a great time.  Yes, pictures of Venice, Montenegro, and Greece will be posted.  Also, though it’s been several days, my mind is still kind of foggy. (2015 Comments) In grad school, I remember once, … Continue reading

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Lech L’cha (Genesis 12:1 – 17:27)

Why Abraham? The story of Abram (later Abraham) and his family starts with a command to him from the Lord (12:1-3): The LORD said to Abram, “Go forth from your native land and from your father’s house to the land … Continue reading

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Lech L’cha (Genesis 12:1 – 17:27)

  I am tired.  Here are old comments with old and new humor.  Abram is told to leave his country, maybe for reasons not so different from those who toy with that idea today. Sometimes the “homeland” just isn’t home … Continue reading

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Lech L’cha (Genesis 12:1 – 17:27)

In grad school, I remember once, while I was walking somewhere but my mind was elsewhere, a person came up to me and kindly asked if I knew where I was going.  This has happened to me several times when … Continue reading

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Lech L’cha (Genesis 12:1 – 17:27)

We took the sukkah down last Sunday, only a week and a half after the holiday. Interestingly, one of the intervening storms had spun it around 180°.  And the bamboo s’chach mat developed little gray dots of mold that I … Continue reading

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Lech L’cha (Genesis 12:1 – 17:27)

This week, we get into the stories of Abraham and Sarah, born Abram and Sarai.  At the beginning of Lech L’cha, Abram is 75 and Sarai, 65.  They are childless.  Abram’s father Terah had intended to move from Ur to … Continue reading

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